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Pausing for a riddle

a retribution revolution, confusion fusing, surging, further loosening up my grip not what it was. lines etched in reverse, places of peace now terse, cursed with plagues and failure, human nature neglected, nurtured hate skilled at deconstructing, our feigned efforts … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in America, 2015

We’re having ham tomorrow. Turkey on Friday. My sister, the doctor, won’t eat either, and that’s ok. The kids may eat nothing at all, and that’s ok, too. Family will feel right, will feel like home, will do me the … Continue reading

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You hate Obama, we get it. What else do you have to contribute?

Context: Just talked with a man in a barbershop about Obama not going to France for Charlie Hebdo solidarity rally, and when I pointed out that there were security concerns and a thought that maybe his presence would unduly polarize … Continue reading

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On a Train Home From the City that Killed Eric Garner

I’m not at a loss for words. I have enough of them. I have an onslaught of them. The issue is not lacking the words, but discerning which of the many completely appropriate nouns and verbs and adjectives are the … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in Arizona…

News heats up, and alas, so should I, I suppose.  I wanted to be a lawyer for about two hours in middle school. I was watching a movie not really appropriate for my age – thanks parents! – and Andrew … Continue reading

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It isn’t about them. It’s about us.

I’m reposting myself here because I’m vain and all, but a scribbled thought on a comment thread is just as good as an original scribble here, especially when I can copy and paste. Governor Cuomo has proposed a plan to … Continue reading

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The Crushing Weight of Our Distress

(NSFW, slightly, if you care… I do not. I am angry. This is catharsis as per usual.) A something happens to force your head firmly into a tight grasp of your hands, fingers pressing down on temples, your hair tightly … Continue reading

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